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North Korea launches 'highest ever' ballistic missile

Last edited 29th November 2017

North Korea has fired its highest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile and poses a worldwide threat, US Secretary of Defence James Mattis has said.


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Church Plans Disabled Housing Development

Last edited 26th November 2017

The development application is for a $1.2 million redevelopment of a property owned by the Diocese of Bathurst.


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Buildings Have Collapsed after an Explosion in Ningbo, China

Last edited 26th November 2017

Harrowing images are emerging in the aftermath of an explosion that devastated a Chinese port city south of Shanghai, causing buildings to collapse and resulting in a number of casualties.


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Pacific Island Nations Urge World Leaders to Act as Islands Expected to Sink

Last edited 16th November 2017

A LARGE swath of Pacific Island nations are slowly being eaten away until residents will be forced to evacuate and the islands eventually sink into the sea — and it’s coming sooner than we think.


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Iraq-Iran Earthquake: Deadly Tremor hits Border Region

Last edited 12th November 2017

A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing many.At least 30 people have died in western Iran, officials say, with four more reported dead in Iraq. The death toll is likely to rise.


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Yemen Conflict: UN Official Warns of World's Biggest Famine

Last edited 9th November 2017

Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades "with millions of victims" if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned.


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Spain and Portugal Tackle Wildfires

Last edited 16th October 2017

Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires. A group of deadly wildfires broke out across Spain and Portugal at the weekend and continued into Monday.The approach of Hurricane Ophelia whipped up strong winds that fanned the flames.


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Bali Volcano: 35,000 Evacuated from Near Mount Agung

Last edited 25th September 2017

Nearly 35,000 people have been evacuated from their homes near an active volcano in Bali, as authorities warn it could erupt imminently.


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North Korea threatens US with 'greatest pain' after UN sanctions

Last edited 13th September 2017

North Korea has threatened the United States with the "greatest pain" it has ever suffered following new sanctions imposed by the United Nations.


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Community Climate Petition - Australians of faith unite

Last edited 11th September 2017

25,000 Australians have come together and signed a petition led by faith communities calling for stronger action on climate change. Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists and Hindus have been pounding the nation’s pavements collecting signatures in mosques, churches, high schools and local businesses in what may be one of the largest grassroots, multi-electorate climate petitions in our nation’s history.


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